It can be hard for you to tell if a tooth is cracked. If you have pain, you may not be able to tell which tooth hurts or even whether the pain comes from the top or bottom of your mouth. Cracks may be invisible to the eye and m ay not even show on an x-ray. And sometimes you won’t have any pain or sensitivity at all; your dentist will discover it during your exam.
If you are having symptoms you can help your dentist find the cracked tooth by sharing some information:
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS August 30th, 2021
Posted In: Emergency Dental Care
A root canal, also known as endodontic therapy, is used in to treat infected pulp. Pulp is a soft tissue residing inside teeth and is composed of nerves, blood vessels, and joining tissues.
Many individuals are often afraid of receiving root canal treatment. Although the process is longer and more invasive than a check-up, it is far better than suffering the pain and discomfort of a diseased pulp. A root canal involves removing the infected parts of the tooth and protecting it from future contaminations. Continue reading to understand more about root canals and the conditions when it is required.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS January 22nd, 2019
Posted In: Services | Procedures